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Swift Trigger: 514586

Presumed name: GRB 120211A

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BAT 05h 51m 00.24s, -24° 45′ 32.4″
position:(87.751, -24.759 ± 180″)
XRT 05h 51m 00.91s, -24° 46′ 32.9″
position:(87.7538, -24.7758 ± 2.4″)
UVOT No position available.
Galactic NHI:1.73×1020 cm-2
Galactic E(B-V):0.031 mag
Best RA:05h 51m 00.91s= 87.7538 d
Best Dec:-24° 46′ 32.9″= -24.7758 d
Gal Lat:-23.68
Gal Long:229.76
Sun angle:112.46°, -8.2 hr East of Sun

1Sper #2 auto processing.

GCN Notices for this burst.

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Observability of this burst for Swift.

Sun angle for this burst.

UVOT data

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Blink images with DSS (link via GSFC)


SPER results page for this trigger.

Image of the SPER data

There are 9 SPER messages, and 1 objects have been found

See the SPER page for details of how this position was produced.

Known transients within 5′ of the GRB

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Offset (′′)RA DecDate reportedSource MiscQuery
2.1′′87.75371-24.77522GCN #12922GRB 120211A: Enhanced Swift-XRT positionVizier logo
3.8′′87.75354-24.77478GCN #12920GRB 120211A: Swift detection of a burstVizier logo
9.2′′87.75328-24.77329GCN #12921GRB 120211A - Faulkes Telescope South ObservationsVizier logo
112.6′′87.78100-24.79500GCN #12924GRB 120211A: Swift-BAT refined analysisVizier logo

Catalogue Searches. Searched 3.33′ around XRT position

Click on the distance to view the full details (not available for sources from the SSS catalogue). Click on the column headers to sort the table on that column (click again to invert sort order).


RA*Dec*SIMBAD name Query
25.287.7604-24.7722[ABS98] J055102.5-244620.4Query vizier around this object
84.587.7764-24.76442MFGC 4736H=13.403, J=14.267, K=13.112Query vizier around this object
195.287.7558-24.8300[ABS98] J055101.4-244948.0Query vizier around this object

There are 3 SIMBAD objects within the position error. The full list is here.

* RA/Dec in equinox J2000

X-ray sources

RA*Dec* Source table2Observatory Query

Queried the X-ray MASTER catalogue.

* RA/Dec in equinox J2000

1Energy band for count-rate is mission specific.


RA*Dec*Redshift CatalogueQuery
21.787.7472-24.7766B=22.0, R2=19.8SSSQuery vizier around this object
25.087.7604-24.77220.101900Mag=18.8NEDQuery vizier around this object
33.687.7473-24.7685B2=20.5, I=18.8, R2=20.1USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
41.387.7558-24.7645I=18.6, R2=23.3USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
71.587.7335-24.7831B=20.2, R2=18.4, i=17.6SSSQuery vizier around this object
73.987.7360-24.7885B=22.3SSSQuery vizier around this object
77.487.7452-24.7558B2=20.4, R2=20.0USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
78.087.7495-24.7545B=18.5, R2=17.3, i=16.5SSSQuery vizier around this object
78.187.7495-24.7545B1=17.8, B2=17.8, I=16.5, R1=16.9, R2=16.8USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
78.287.7617-24.7963B2=20.1, I=18.8USNO-B1Query vizier around this object


There are 67 galaxies within the position error. The full list is here.

* RA/Dec in equinox J2000

Magnitudes depend on the catalogue. e.g. For Sloan, R is the Sloan r mag, not the Johnson R from APM, for example


RA*Dec* CatalogueQuery
9.287.7533-24.7733B1=20.1, I=18.7, R2=20.2USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
10.587.7522-24.7783B1=20.5, B2=20.2, I=17.6, R1=18.2, R2=18.6USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
10.787.7521-24.7784h=15.4, j=16.1, k=15.22MASSQuery vizier around this object
21.787.7472-24.7767B1=21.0, I=18.6, R2=19.8USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
26.687.7610-24.7723h=15.5, j=16.1, k=14.92MASSQuery vizier around this object
26.787.7610-24.7722B1=18.6, B2=16.6, I=16.4, R1=16.8, R2=16.4USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
28.987.7522-24.7679B2=20.4, R1=20.0, R2=19.7USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
29.587.7560-24.7838B1=20.0, B2=19.7, I=18.5, R2=19.2USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
50.187.7502-24.7893B1=20.6, B2=19.6, I=16.7, R1=17.9, R2=18.0USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
50.187.7503-24.7894h=15.1, j=15.8, k=14.82MASSQuery vizier around this object

Queried USNO-B1, SDSS, 2MASS.

There are 169 stars within the position error. The full list is here.

* RA/Dec in equinox J2000

Magnitudes depend on the catalogue. e.g. For Sloan, R is the Sloan r mag, not the Johnson R from APM, for example.